A Pakistani judge sentenced Osama bin Laden's three widows and two daughters on Monday to 45 days of house detention for living illegally in Pakistan, the widows' lawyer said.

The judge ordered that after their term, the five be deported back to their countries of citizenship, said Amir Khalil, the lawyer.

He said the time served began March 3, when the five were formally arrested or taken into custody, and that they would all be released my mid-April.